Books The latest news about books and literature, including fiction, non-fiction, educational and children’s titles. Learn about the newest book releases, launches, and tours. Get announcements of educational conferences, literacy campaigns, book fairs, literary festivals, and other important events. This section also offers releases regarding writing contests and competitions, along with news about the financial performance of publishing companies and book distributors and retailers.

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Sep 29, 2020, 03:45 ET Unveil Readers' Inner Psyche with Book Depository's #RevealYourShelf Campaign

The books people read for leisure can reveal their personality. Starting today until 11 October, Book Depository challenges everyone to...


Sep 25, 2020, 07:50 ET Always Books Ltd. of Calgary, the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) Introduce One-Of-A-Kind Personalized Children's Book with Current NHL Stars

NEW YORK and TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2020 /CNW/ - As NHL players are on the ice in the exciting pursuit of the Stanley Cup®, the hockey dreams of young...


Sep 24, 2020, 13:10 ET Biovision Foundation / A decade on: A critical new book by UN's World Agriculture Report (IAASTD) members calls for an accelerated transformation of our food systems

A ground breaking book has been published today to support governments, NGOs and the wider public as they make vital choices that impact the future...


Sep 24, 2020, 10:14 ET First Nation Communities READ Announces the Children's and Young Adult/Adult Selected Titles for the 2020-2021 PMC Indigenous Literature Award

TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2020 /CNW/ - First Nation Communities READ 2020-2021 announces the selected titles in the Children's and Young Adult/Adult...


Sep 22, 2020, 15:24 ET From Page to Screen: Two-Thirds of Canadians Say the Best Television Shows and Movies are Based on Books

Ipsos and Indigo explore the reading habits of Canadians aged 18-70 and find that books make some of the best stories for film and TV, with most...


Sep 21, 2020, 14:43 ET Qatar Foundation's WISE Announces Special E-Book

WISE, a Qatar Foundation global education think-tank, in partnership with Salzburg Global Seminar, and Diplomatic Courier, is pleased to announce the ...


Sep 16, 2020, 10:00 ET Owlkids and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Partner for the 4th Annual National Science Reading Day!

National contest for students ages 3 to 17 For more media materials, please visit:...


Sep 16, 2020, 07:00 ET Serge Savard: Forever Canadien - The biography of the former Montreal Canadiens player and general manager to be released in English on October 21st, 2020

MONTREAL, Sept. 16, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - KO Éditions is proud to announce the release of Serge Savard: Forever Canadien after the huge success of the...


Sep 15, 2020, 07:07 ET Made to Live: A Physician's Journey to Save Lives

MONTREAL, Sept. 15, 2020 /CNW/ - On September 15th, Dr. Paul Saba, an American and Canadian physician who has worked in underdeveloped countries,...


Sep 09, 2020, 09:00 ET World Renowned UBS Whistleblower, Bradley Birkenfeld, Leaves No Corrupt Stone Unturned With His Follow-Up Release, "Lucifer's Banker UNCENSORED"

Bradley C. Birkenfeld made international headlines as the linchpin in the most significant whistleblower case in financial history. He...


Sep 09, 2020, 09:00 ET MEDICAL MARIJUANA: A CLINICAL HANDBOOK Brings the Science of Cannabis to Wider Audience and Describes Risks and Benefits of Cannabis-Based Medicines

Medical Marijuana: A Clinical Handbook By Samoon Ahmad, M.D., and Kevin P. Hill, M.D., M.H.S. Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Publication Date: September...


Sep 08, 2020, 10:10 ET The Scotiabank Giller Prize Presents Its 2020 Longlist

TORONTO, ON, Sept. 8, 2020 /CNW/ - The Scotiabank Giller Prize is pleased to announce the 2020 longlist. The 2019 Prize winner, Ian Williams,...


Sep 01, 2020, 23:09 ET Vine Leaves Press Announces $10,000 Third-Party Social Media Contest for Poetry Readers

At the behest of an unnamed sponsor, $10,000 (USD) will be awarded to one reader of A Plan in Case of Morning by Phill Provance, forthcoming from...


Sep 01, 2020, 19:01 ET Pulling the future forward: The entertainment and media industry reconfigures amid recovery

Consumer habits can take a lifetime to learn – but just a lockdown to lose. According to PwC's Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2020–2024, the...


Aug 18, 2020, 17:01 ET Indigo Holds 2020 Annual Shareholders' Meeting

TORONTO, ON, Aug. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada's largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer today held its Annual ...


Aug 12, 2020, 08:48 ET Amazon Chart-Topping Book 'The Broken Contract', Makes Bold Case for the Need to Save Western Democracy

A chart-topping book released this summer makes a powerful evidence-backed argument for why western governments must improve their governance...


Aug 10, 2020, 04:00 ET New York Times best-selling author, Martin Lindstrom launches new COVID-safe travel tips e-book

New York Times best-selling author and behavioural psychologist, Martin Lindstrom, in association with Intertek Protek, has recently launched a...


Aug 06, 2020, 17:01 ET Indigo Reports Fiscal 2021 First Quarter Financial Results - Exceptional growth in online business blunts impact of coast to coast mandated store closures

TORONTO, Aug. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada's largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer, reported first quarter...


Aug 04, 2020, 10:00 ET Cordico Announces Exclusive Partnership With 'Emotional Survival' Author Dr. Kevin Gilmartin

Cordico is proud to announce an exclusive partnership with Dr. Kevin Gilmartin, author of "Emotional Survival for Law Enforcement: A Guide for...


Jul 31, 2020, 14:41 ET BMO Blue Book: Construction Holds Up Well During Pandemic

TORONTO, July 31, 2020 /CNW/ - Construction activity has held up relatively well during the pandemic, as – other than a brief shutdown in parts of...


Jul 27, 2020, 08:00 ET Indigo to Donate 1% of Children's Books Sales to Children in Need through the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation

Buy a book, change a life: with every children's book purchased at Indigo, Canadians are helping to put books into the hands of children in...


Jul 24, 2020, 09:00 ET COVID-19 - Many services resume at Montréal libraries beginning July 27

MONTRÉAL, July 24, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - In compliance with current health standards, Montréal announces that many services will resume at municipal...


Jul 22, 2020, 18:19 ET Indigo joins Canada United to support local businesses and accelerate small business recovery

Created by RBC in collaboration with the national network of Chambers of Commerce and over 50 corporate partners, Indigo to support local businesses...